A captivating, darkly comic play that questions what it means to be human.
In a world where using technology to erase people’s imperfections and disabilities is increasingly normal, one couple is going back to basics.
Far from the city, Mark and Violet are looking forward to the natural birth of their first baby. But one of them has a secret that threatens to undermine their perfect world.
Stacey Gregg’s Override was first performed at Watford Palace Theatre in October 2013 as part of the theatre’s Ideal World Season.
‘richly comic, but dark and sometimes sinister too’
‘a sci-fi nightmare and a moral maze… engages with troubling subjects such as what constitutes normality and how far we should intervene when nature comes up short’
— Financial Times
‘Gregg’s dialogue carries conviction… brilliant’